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Sep 15, 2015

Law Society suspends North Vancouver lawyer Ronald Perrick for professional misconduct

Aug 27, 2015

Hearing in TWU v. Law Society of BC concludes

Aug 14, 2015

Law Society suspends Victoria lawyer Jack Woodward for issuing cheques with insufficient funds

Jul 16, 2015

Law Society orders disbarment of former Kelowna lawyer Douglas Welder

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I’ve written about the proposed merger of notaries and lawyers in the past, and I continue to get questions about it. Broader national and global events, as well as recent history here in BC, may help put the issue in perspective.   more


Oct 5, 2015

Benchers approve 2016 fees – The Benchers have approved the 2016 practice fee and insurance fee, as recommended by the Finance and Audit Committee. The committee based its recommendation on a thorough review of the Law Society’s financial position, its statutory mandate and strategic plan. more

Sep 8, 2015

2015 Bencher election – call for nominations – An election will be held on Monday, November 16, 2015 for Benchers of the Law Society, for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2016 and ending December 31, 2017. Nominations of candidates for election must be received by the Law Society by 5 pm on Thursday, October 15, 2015. more

Aug 31, 2015

TWU v. Law Society of BC concludes – The Trinity Western University petition against the Law Society was heard before Chief Justice Hinkson in BC Supreme Court beginning on August 24 and ending the afternoon of August 26. The Chief Justice reserved his decision. more

Jul 7, 2015

Precautionary measures: useful tips on how to proceed if your firm receives a suspicious package – Some lawyers have expressed concerns about receiving suspicious packages. Here are some procedures to follow if your law firm receives a package and is unsure of its contents. more

Jun 19, 2015

Deadline Extended – Secondary school essay contest on the Magna Carta – The deadline for the secondary school essay contest has been extended to December 31, 2015 in order to ensure all students have adequate time to submit their entry.  more

Jun 17, 2015

Important PLTC registration information for 2016 – Does your firm plan to hire an articled student to start in 2016? The number of articled students in BC has increased substantially in recent years. Early PLTC applicants are more likely to be placed in their session of choice. more

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